Whether your plan is to take classes and transfer to a four-year university or enter one of our career programs designed to get you into the workforce right away, Rock Valley College has what you are looking for. Select from one of our more than 60 transfer areas or more than 30 career programs.
At Rock Valley College, you're not just a number. Our highly respected faculty have master's degrees, doctorates and real-world experience. You won't be competing for attention in a huge lecture hall. Our average class size is 21, so you'll get a chance to interact, challenge and be challenged by your instructors.
Have fun. Try stuff. RVC gives you opportunities to get involved. There are lots of student activities to choose from. We offer more than 20 clubs and organizations. Try your hands at student government. Join the staff of our campus newspaper. What's it going to be?
Whether you are new to the college or know your way around, we have a variety of services designed to help you succeed. We're here for you every step of the way.
RVC competes in NJCAA Division III in men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, and men's and women's tennis. Not to brag, but we're pretty good at it. Our teams have won seven national championships and we have had more than 100 All-Americans.
The Estelle M. Black Library at Rock Valley College features nearly 75,000 volumes and more than 650 periodicals, and access to the interlibrary loan system. It also features spaces for individual and group study, and if you get thirsty, there's a coffee shop in the lobby!
Posted: Friday, December 7, 2012
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
As of December 3, 2012, Governor Quinn signed into law a bill that changed the filing period for filing petitions. The first day of filing, Monday, December 17 at 8:30 a.m., remains the same. However, the last day to file is now Wednesday, December 26. All petitions MUST be filed by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 26. Rock Valley College will be closed on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25.
Nominating petition forms for the April 9th election in Community College District No. 511 for Rock Valley College are now available. Forms may be picked up in the office of the Vice President of Administrative Services, at 3301 N. Mulford, Support Services Building, on any business day between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Three (3) seats on the seven-member community college board will be filled at the April 9th election. All three seats will serve full six-year terms.
To be eligible to serve, a candidate must be, on the date of election, a citizen of the United States, at least 18 years old, a resident of the State of Illinois and the community college district for at least one year immediately preceding the election, and a registered voter.
Elections are nonpartisan and board candidates are not required to indicate a political party affiliation. Candidates should be aware of financial conflict-of-interest limitations set forth in the Community College Act and any other applicable statues.
Nominating papers may be filed by the candidate in person, by mail or by an agent. They consist of the following:
Further information on becoming a candidate in the April 9th board election may be obtained by contacting Rock Valley College at 921-4441, or the Illinois State Board of elections at www.elections.il.gov.